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... Hello all I've been following most of the bunionectomy threads for advice and it's been really helpful, am wondering if anyone can help with my little problem (worry!!) I had my surgery done in Feb, am now 6 weeks post op. I wasn't in plaster casts but able to be mobile by wearing surgical shoes which are specifically designed to keep your toes pointing directly upwards and... (0 replies)
... Wow, both feet! Your surgery was same day as mine. I had right bunion done along with a hammertoe next to it and stretching of ligament on back of right leg. I am doing well, but finding the immobility much harder than I thought. I find the crutches and walker hard to use because they hurt. You must have more upper body strength. Did you go back to work? I went back... (8 replies)
... Guess it just goes to show that whichever doc you choose can be overly cocky and arrogant. My orthopod only looked at my xrays once, and never during recovery period (post-op). I wish you luck finding someone (orthopod or pod) who you feel confident in and who takes your seriously. Trust is the key I suppose. (7 replies)

... c I had a double bunionectomy performed 2 weeks ago. ... (4 replies)
... You know doctors quote these recovery periods that amaze me. Mine told me last year the recovery period was 8 weeks. Fat chance. I decided in his orthopaedic mind, the bone was healed and I was done. ... (19 replies)
... I had a bilateral bunionectomy last year. ... (6 replies)
... you are going to for sure need more than three weeks off. the recovery period is a bit longer than three weeks to be on your feet. oh, is your pin temporary? ... (3 replies)
... Hi, Oh wow, I have had surgery on both of my feet but one at a time and I would not have been able to take care of a 1 and 2 year old.Believe me it will take you much longer than a week before you feel up to chasing 2 little ones.I'm also sure you will need more than 3 weeks off from work.This is only my opinion and good luck with whatever you decide to do :) Sue (3 replies)
... I am scheduled for a bilateral chevron bunionectomy on monday, Nov. 22. I will be having the bunion cut off and the bone broken above the bunion with a pin to hold it in place. ... (3 replies)
... one. Please read previous threads starting about January, very good info as you can see the experiences as the weeks past during everyones post op period. For me bilateral was the right choice, however it is NOT for everyone. ... (6 replies)
May 21, 2005
... Akin and am a bit nervous about the recovery period. Can you help? ... (8 replies)
Bunion n surgery?
Jan 18, 2004
... ave been reading this board since my surgery last August. I wish I found it sooner. Every case is different. Each doctor has his own philosophy on surgery and recovery period. ... (3 replies)

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